Hanging Out Day

Hanging Out Day

Every April 19th

The future of the environment is in our hands and it´s the little actions that can make big differences. One simple way to save energy is to hang out your laundry instead of machine drying...

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Bicycle Day

Bicycle Day

Every April 19th

Bicycle Day does not, as one might expect, celebrate the ubiquitous two-wheeled mode of transport, beloved of city- and country- dwellers alike the world over. Rather, it celebrates a particular historical event that involves a...

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Garlic Day

Garlic Day

Every April 19th

For one day only, put aside your concerns about bad breath and indulge in twenty-four hours of delicious, garlicky goodness – it is Garlic Day, a day to recognise this pungent little clove. The origins...

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Banana Day

Banana Day

18th April (Third Wednesday of April)

Banana Day is a bit like a heady mix of April Fool's Day and Halloween (without the sweets or vandalism) and with a helpful portion of healthy eating thrown in for good measure. The origins of...

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Rice Ball Day

Rice Ball Day

Every April 19th

”In the fruit basket of life, I’m the rice ball. ~Anonymous Ok, perhaps it could be more profound, but the sentiment is clear. To us at least. Rice Balls have such an amazing variety of flavors and...

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Poetry And The Creative Mind Day

Poetry And The Creative Mind Day

Every April 19th

Creative minds have led the way throughout all of histories innovations and growth. Through poetry and art, they challenge the idea of what’s possible, and shine a spotlight on the society that birthed them. Poetry...

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Garden Month

Garden Month

Every April

Spring is coming on strong, and by the calendar is technically already here. If you haven’t already begun looking at planting this year’s garden it’s time to get a move on. The changing weather promises...

Straw Hat Month

Straw Hat Month

Every April

Straw hats have always had something of a pastoral air to them, from the conical straw hat commonly seen in rice fields to the wide-brimmed straw hats worn by ‘hayseed farmers’ in the Americas, straw...

Decorating Month

Decorating Month

Every April

Where you live has an impact on our mood, wellbeing and general happiness levels. That's why it's vitally important to feel happy in your own surroundings; you spend enough time at home, after all. Decorating...

Jazz Appreciation Month

Jazz Appreciation Month

Every April

Set up in 2001, Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) sets out to promote jazz both as an historical and a contemporary art form. If you really want to live it up and can get there Washington...

Couple Appreciation Month

Couple Appreciation Month

Every April

If you're single, sugary sweet couples cooing at each other for hours on end (“You're Schmoopy!” “No, you're Schmoopy!”) can make you feel jut a bit ill. And being invited to a dinner that you...

Poetry Month

Poetry Month

Every April

Poetry Month began in 1996 and was started by the Academy of American Poets. It now has the support of many other organisations including the government, art societies, poets and educational leaders. Several countries honour...